K Ritland

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Extensions of models for the estimation of mating systems using n independent loci
    Kermit Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Heredity (Edinb) 88:221-8. 2002
  2. pmc Slow but not low: genomic comparisons reveal slower evolutionary rate and higher dN/dS in conifers compared to angiosperms
    Emmanuel Buschiazzo
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 12:8. 2012
  3. pmc Defense mechanisms against herbivory in Picea: sequence evolution and expression regulation of gene family members in the phenylpropanoid pathway
    Ilga Porth
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:608. 2011
  4. pmc QTL mapping in white spruce: gene maps and genomic regions underlying adaptive traits across pedigrees, years and environments
    Betty Pelgas
    Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, Quebec, G1V 4C7, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:145. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Evolutionary potential in the wild: more than meets the eye
    Kermit Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Mol Ecol 20:3494-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Marker-inferred relatedness as a tool for detecting heritability in nature
    K Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences and, The Center for Applied Conservation Biology, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Mol Ecol 9:1195-204. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Inheritance and population structure of the white-phased "Kermode" black bear
    K Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1Z4, Canada
    Curr Biol 11:1468-72. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and differentiation of Kermode bear populations
    H D Marshall
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mol Ecol 11:685-97. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimating heritabilities and genetic correlations with marker-based methods: an experimental test in Mimulus guttatus
    M van Kleunen
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Hered 96:368-75. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Postglacial history of a widespread conifer produces inverse clines in selective neutrality tests
    J A Holliday
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Mol Ecol 19:3857-64. 2010

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Extensions of models for the estimation of mating systems using n independent loci
    Kermit Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Heredity (Edinb) 88:221-8. 2002
    ..4) Method-of-moments estimators for individual outcrossing rates are given. Formulae are given for both gymnosperms and angiosperms, and the computer program "MLTR" implements these methods...
  2. pmc Slow but not low: genomic comparisons reveal slower evolutionary rate and higher dN/dS in conifers compared to angiosperms
    Emmanuel Buschiazzo
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 12:8. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Defense mechanisms against herbivory in Picea: sequence evolution and expression regulation of gene family members in the phenylpropanoid pathway
    Ilga Porth
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:608. 2011
    ..In such gene families, environmental stimuli may have an important effect on the evolutionary fate of duplicated genes, and different expression patterns may indicate functional diversification...
  4. pmc QTL mapping in white spruce: gene maps and genomic regions underlying adaptive traits across pedigrees, years and environments
    Betty Pelgas
    Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, Quebec, G1V 4C7, Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:145. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to overcome this limitation by basing QTL detection on the construction of genetic maps highly-enriched in gene markers, and by assessing QTLs across pedigrees, years, and environments...
  5. doi request reprint Evolutionary potential in the wild: more than meets the eye
    Kermit Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    Mol Ecol 20:3494-5. 2011
    ..The combination of molecular techniques with species in natural environments makes this work a model for molecular ecological investigations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Marker-inferred relatedness as a tool for detecting heritability in nature
    K Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences and, The Center for Applied Conservation Biology, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Mol Ecol 9:1195-204. 2000
    ..Some conditions for appropriate population structures in the wild are identified, in part through a review of recent studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Inheritance and population structure of the white-phased "Kermode" black bear
    K Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1Z4, Canada
    Curr Biol 11:1468-72. 2001
    ..Immigration of black bears into Kermode populations can depress the occurrence of the white phase, and management practices should be designed to avoid facilitating higher immigration rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and differentiation of Kermode bear populations
    H D Marshall
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mol Ecol 11:685-97. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimating heritabilities and genetic correlations with marker-based methods: an experimental test in Mimulus guttatus
    M van Kleunen
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Hered 96:368-75. 2005
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Postglacial history of a widespread conifer produces inverse clines in selective neutrality tests
    J A Holliday
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Mol Ecol 19:3857-64. 2010
    ..Our results also emphasize the need to consider sampling strategy and to explore population-specific null demographic models in surveys of nucleotide variation in widely distributed species...
  11. doi request reprint Can clone size serve as a proxy for clone age? An exploration using microsatellite divergence in Populus tremuloides
    D Ally
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Ecol 17:4897-911. 2008
    ..In P. tremuloides, the per-locus per-year neutral somatic mutation rate across 14 microsatellite loci was estimated to lie between 6 x 10(-7) (lower bound) and 4 x 10(-5) (upper bound)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fine-scale estimation of outcrossing in western redcedar with microsatellite assay of bulked DNA
    L M O'Connell
    Department of Forest Sciences, 2424 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Heredity (Edinb) 93:443-9. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, the trends we observed are not affected by systematic biases of estimation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predicting evolution of floral traits associated with mating system in a natural plant population
    M Kleunen
    Department of Forest Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    J Evol Biol 17:1389-99. 2004
    ..We predict that larger flowers with larger reproductive organs, which generally favour outcrossing, will evolve in this natural population of M. guttatus...
  14. ncbi request reprint A novel mating system analysis for modes of self-oriented mating applied to diploid and polyploid arctic Easter daisies (Townsendia hookeri)
    S L Thompson
    Department of Botany and Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Heredity (Edinb) 97:119-26. 2006
    ..Overall, this study shows apomixis can be partial, and provides evidence for higher levels of inbreeding in polyploids compared to diploids and for significant levels of apomixis in a diploid plant population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inbreeding in Japanese quail estimated by pedigree and microsatellite analyses
    Shin Hun Kim
    Department of Animal Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Hered 98:378-81. 2007
    ..69 +/- 0.07 and 0.57 +/- 0.33, respectively. These data suggest that pedigree analysis was more accurate than microsatellite marker analyses for estimating inbreeding in this line of Japanese quail...
  16. ncbi request reprint Single-copy, species-transferable microsatellite markers developed from loblolly pine ESTs
    Cherdsak Liewlaksaneeyanawin
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 109:361-9. 2004
    ..Our results also provide a battery of 23 polymorphic, robust microsatellite primer pairs for lodgepole pine...
  17. ncbi request reprint The genetic basis of floral traits associated with mating system evolution in Leptosiphon (Polemoniaceae): an analysis of quantitative trait loci
    Carol Goodwillie
    Department of Biology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
    Evolution 60:491-504. 2006
    ..A low frequency of male sterility in the F2 population is consistent with the Dobzhansky-Muller model for the evolution of reproductive isolation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Isolation, characterization, and cross-species utility of microsatellites in yellow cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis)
    Yanik Bérubé
    Department of Forest Sciences, 2424 Main Mall, Room 3330, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Genome 46:353-61. 2003
    ..This also supports recent findings of a closer affinity of C. nootkatensis with Cupressus over other Chamaecyparis species...
  19. ncbi request reprint Robust simple sequence repeat markers for spruce (Picea spp.) from expressed sequence tags
    Dainis Rungis
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 109:1283-94. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Multilocus estimation of pairwise relatedness with dominant markers
    Kermit Ritland
    Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4 Canada
    Mol Ecol 14:3157-65. 2005
    ..The most statistical power for pairwise relatedness occurs when roughly half of individuals are the recessive phenotype. Estimation procedures are implemented in the computer program mark...